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Title: Library Professionals’ Scholarly Communications over Online Forum: Content Analysis of New Millennium LIS Professionals (NMLIS)
Authors: Shukla, Akhandanand
Dawngliana, Jacob MS
Keywords: Scholarly Communication
Online Forum
Library Professionals
Content Analysis
NMLIS
Yahoo Group
Issue Date: Aug-2017
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre
Abstract: The paper deals with the content analysis of scholarly communications posted over online forum NMLIS by library professionals. The paper discusses about online communications of LIS professionals through online discussion forums like NMLIS and in relation to that reviewed available literature. One year’s scholarly communications of NMLIS have been taken in consideration with numbers of related objectives. Data collection and analysis has been done through online survey and observation methods. Eight categories have been identified for groupings of 2403 scholarly communications. The main focus of scholarly communications has been observed; most prolific contributors of every month have been identified from the group communications; extent of file attachments and numbers of files has been calculated and categorized according to their file types; and finally top most contributors of job related information and library specific information have been identified by number of postings and frequency of postings by contributors. Findings and conclusions have been drawn on the basis of analysis of the collected data at the end.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1944/2110
ISBN: 978-93-81232-07-1
Appears in Collections:CALIBER 2017:CHENNAI

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